If you want to skip the cooking for the holidays, check out one of the best restaurants in St. Pete open on Christmas. There's something so special about that Christmas dinner in St. Pete each year, but it's definitely not all of the prepping or clean-up involved. Make things easier for yourself this year by relocating your holiday dinner to one of these restaurants open on Christmas in St. Petersburg and Clearwater.

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Christmas is about gathering and enjoying time with people you hold near and dear. Wherever you go or whatever you do for your Christmas, may it be merry and bright. But you certainly can't go wrong with these restaurants open on Christmas in St. Pete and Clearwater.

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Birch and Vine
4.7  5 Rating (3)
340 Beach Dr NE, Saint Petersburg FL, 33701
Online menus, items, descriptions and prices for Birch & Vine at The Birchwood - Restaurant - St. Petersburg, FL 33701...
Paul's Landing at the Vinoy
4.9  5 Rating (8)
501 5th Avenue NE, Saint Petersburg FL, 33701
Back in 1854, U.S. Navy carpenter William Paul fell in love with the St. Petersburg Waterfront, where he bought land, enjoyed fishing, planting an orange...
Hurricane Seafood Restaurant
5.0  5 Rating (1)
102 9th Ave, Saint Pete Beach FL, 33706
The Hurricane is the premiere beach front restaurant on St. Pete Beach. Enjoy, Florida sunsets from The Hurricane Watch rooftop deck after a great meal....
TradeWinds Island Grand Resort
5.0  5 Rating (5)
5500 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach FL, 33706
TradeWinds Island Resorts are two distinct beach resorts on the island of St. Pete Beach just steps away from each other on the white sandy beach of Florida's...
The Left Bank Bistro
Bar & Restaurant $$
1225 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. N., Saint Petersburg FL, 33701
Historic Uptown's newest restaurant, The Left Bank Bistro, offers a new and accessible approach to french cuisine. Opening late spring/early summer...
Shephard's Ocean Flame
5.0  5 Rating (2)
619 S Gulfview Blvd, Clearwater FL, 33767
Indoor and outdoor dining with breathtaking views of the Gulf of Mexico we offer an Inter-active Dining Experience- Ocean Flame brings the kitchen to you!...
Caretta on the Gulf
Restaurant $
500 Mandalay Ave, Clearwater Beach FL, 33767
Unique cuisine, ocean view, fine dining, exquisite flavors our wood-burning oven adds to an already delightful menu.
Bon Appetit Restaurant
4.9  5 Rating (3)
148 Marina Plz, Dunedin FL, 34698
This landmark Dunedin Restaurant offers casual waterfront dining in a sophisticated setting, with crisp linen tablecloths and sparkling place settings...
Restaurant $$
3701 Gulf Blvd, Saint Pete Beach FL, 33706
Inviting and extraordinary, Castile Restaurant is where traditional meets contemporary cuisine, bringing you fresh and undeniably delicious seafood. Offering...
Ruth's Chris Steak House
4.6  5 Rating (1)
131 2nd Ave N., Saint Petersburg FL, 33701
Ruth's Chris Steak House was founded in 1965 out of New Orleans, Louisiana by Ruth Fertel, a single mother of two who wanted a better life for her sons....
The Pearl Restaurant
163 107th Ave, Treasure Island FL, 33706
The Pearl is one of Treasure Island's top rated fine dining restaurants where our guests enjoy the experience of true dining excellence. A long time...
HEW Parlor & Chophouse
4.6  5 Rating (1)
453 Edgewater Drive, Dunedin FL, 34698
This intimate and cozy Dunedin restaurant overlooks the pool, perfect for an easy breakfast, power lunch or memorable dinner.
2937 Beach Blvd, Gulfport FL, 33707
Isabelle's is one of the best places to find classic Southern Cuisine with a modern twist. Known as one of the best restaurants in the Gulfport, FL area! Isabelle's...
Currents Restaurant
Bar & Restaurant
200 E Tarpon Ave, Tarpon Springs FL, 34689
We are an intimate neighborhood restaurant inspired by the fresh concept of Culinary Art. Our Chefs create fare daily from fresh seasonal ingredients.